4th Annual Global Pipeline Integrity Summit
Ensuring timely measures for fortifying existing pipelines
Jassim Alhor, Lead Specialist Engineer (EES) – Technical Services at Qatar Petroleum will present at the 4th Annual Global Pipeline Integrity Summit.
Pipelines are the most vital and widely used medium for transporting oil and related products. With 70% of oil transported through pipelines it is very important to ensure the safety and integrity of pipelines. With increasing energy demand in the MENA region, the focus for companies has now shifted to fortifying the existing lines along with laying new pipelines. Assessment of the structure and material of these pipelines is vital for avoiding breakdowns.
Jassim Alhor, BS. MS. MC.PM, Lead Specialist Engineer (EES) – Technical Services at Qatar Petroleum is presenting at the 4th Annual Global Pipeline Integrity Summit, to be held from 19 – 21 May 2014. He will focus on identifying the steel types in pipelines and how it aides in the integrity assessment of pipes. The presentation titled ‘Evaluation of steel mechanical properties using automated ball indentation system’ will give insights to delegates in assessing strain and stress on existing structures. He has a vast amount of experience that includes 15 years with Qatar Petroleum in project definition and execution.
The summit will be featuring two pre – conference workshops on working practices to ensure longevity of subsea assets and life extension through optimized pipeline commissioning. The conference will feature panel discussions on proactive operational analysis – pipeline capacity utilization, addressing vandalism and third-party threats through better security technology & best practices, monitor and maintaining pipeline integrity and replacing ESDV valve in-line without shutdown. Speakers at the summit are representing organizations like Petroleb, ADCO, Petronas, RasGas, IGDAS – Turkey, GASCO, and Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria Limited among others. The summit is being supported by The Pigging Products and Services Association – PPSA and will create an avenue to exchange experiences and look into future developments. The summit will be held at the Le Royal Méridien Abu Dhabi – UAE.